Kannada awards conferred on achievers
News

Kannada awards conferred on achievers

December 21, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of  Kannada Rajyotsava and in memory of late actor Puneeth Rajkumar, ‘Karunadu Shri,’ Rajyotsava, Corona Warriors and ‘ Karnataka Rathna Puneeth Rajkumar Saamajika Seva’ awards, given by Karnataka Sena Pade, were conferred on achievers at a programme held near Vivekananda Circle in the city on Saturday.

City’s Naadaprabhu Kemp-egowda Co-operative Society President C.G. Gangadhar was conferred ‘Karunadu Shri’ and Corona Warrior award, while B..R. Nataraja Jois was conferred ‘Karnataka Rathna Puneeth Rajkumar(Appu) Saamajika Seva’ award.

Also, former Corporators R. Dinesh Koppal and Jagadish (Maya), newly elected Mysuru District Kannada Sahitya Parishat President Maddikere Gopal, Mysuru Hotel Owners Association President C. Narayanagowda, Poetess Pushpa Iyengar, Girish of Jeevadhara Blood Bank,  Press Photographer S. Udayshankar, Auditor K.A. Jayakumar, Teacher T.R. Shankarappa and Vivekanandanagar Auto Drivers and Owners Association President R. Nagaraj were conferred with Karnataka Sena Rajyotsava award.

Speaking as a guest on the occasion, MLC C.N. Manjegowda said that Rajyotsava should be celebrated in all villages of the State. Recalling the formation of the then Mysore State post-independence, he said that the State was renamed as Karnataka by the then Chief Minister D. Devaraj Urs in the early 1970’s. Since then, the State is celebrating Kannada Rajyotsava as a matter of pride, he said adding that the celebration should take place in every nook and corner in order to introduce the rich heritage of the State to future generations.

Recalling the social services rendered by  Puneeth Rajkumar, Manjegowda said that the  late actor’s great deeds came to be known  only after his death. Puneeth has shown the way on how one could do lots of social service sans publicity, he said and lauded Karnataka Sena Pade for announcing an award in his name.

READ ALSO  ‘Seva Ratna’ award presentation for State Govt. employees tomorrow

MLC elect Dr. D. Thimmaiah,  MUDA Chairman H.V. Rajeev, JD(S) leader H.K. Ramu, MyLAC Chairman N.V. Phaneesh, Congress leader M.N. Naveen Kumar, Kannada activists C.R. Srinivas Gowda, Tejesh Lokesh Gowda, Dr. Shantaraj Urs, Ramegowda and others were present.

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]